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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee State Men’s Basketball team faced the Murray State Racers in a tough, competitive matchup Tuesday night at Murphy Center. After overcoming a slow start and a nine-point deficit, the Blue Raiders came back and won 87-81 to improve to 2-0 in 2016. The Racer and …

Kermit Davis MTSU Basketball

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archive MTSU men’s basketball officially begins the 2016 regular season tomorrow 11 a.m. at home against Milligan College. But for Kermit Davis and staff, their first real win came on Wednesday and Thursday in the form of 5 faxed letters of intent as the program added elite talent for years to come …

Photo by Meagan White / Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider men’s basketball team team took the court for the first time of the 2016 season on Thursday. They faced the North Alabama Lions at Murphy Center for an exhibition showdown. The Blue Raiders shined in convincing fashion and found success from behind the …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor/ editor-in-chief  The 2016 NBA Draft will be held on June 23 in Brooklyn, New York. Until then, teams will host individual workouts with prospects all over the world in hopes of improving their roster. According to agent Michael Hart, the Boston Celtics will be holding a workout with Perrin Buford …

Kermit Davis MTSU Basketball

For now, Middle Tennessee basketball fans can breathe a sigh of relief after rumors swirled, per NOLA.com, about MTSU head coach Kermit Davis and the head coaching vacancy at Memphis. “All I’ll ever do is comment about the job I have, and I have a great one here at Middle Tennessee,” Davis said. “We’re very …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor//Managing Editor MTSU senior guard JaQawn Raymond has played basketball like life depended on it, starting with his days in Statesboro, Georgia. And he continues to play with that mindset as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders prepare for a matchup against Syracuse in the NCAA tournament. Raymond, a Statesboro, Georgia, native, …